Antillanca volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 16:08 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcanoes 1990 m / 6,529 ft
Central Chile and Argentina (South America), -40.77°S / -72.15°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 22 Dec 2021 (increased seismic activity)

The Antillanca group of stratovolcanoes is located 100 km NE of Puerto Montt in central Chile, at the eastern shore of Rupanco Lake. The cluster consists of scoria cones, maars and small stratovolcanoes and covers an area of 380 sq km.
The most prominent volcanic edifice is the Casablanca stratovolcano which erupted about 2910 and 2260 years ago.
Older stratovolcanoes of the Antillanca group include Sarnoso volcano on the SW side and Fiuchá volcano on the NW side.
Geothermal areas are found in various spots on the NW side of the group.
(source: USGS/GVP)

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Antillanca volcano eruptions: 230 BC ± 200 years (radiocarbon dated)
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

Antillanca Photos

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano in Chile, seen from Antillanca. (Photo: mundomania.eu)
Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano in Chile, seen from Antillanca. (Photo: mundomania.eu)
chile-puyehue-panorama-desde-antillanca-casablanca.jpg Panorama from Puyehue in Chile from Cerro Casablanca (Photo: mundomania.eu)
chile-puyehue-panorama-desde-antillanca-casablanca.jpg Panorama from Puyehue in Chile from Cerro Casablanca (Photo: mundomania.eu)
 



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